Tuscany vacations: Impruneta’s Festival
Impruneta is a city near Florence, known for the traditional Saint Luke festival, which celebrates the picture with miraculous powers preserved in the Basilica. To emphasize Impruneta’s uses, the municipality in collaboration with Florence organize “La fiera del Granduca, Impruneta, 18 ottobre 1618”, exhibition centred on Filippo Napoletano’s painting (conserved in Private Residence of Cosimo II in Pitti Palace), which will end on 6th January 2013.
Napoletano’s work gained popularity since 1620 thanks to Jacques Callot, famous Londoner engraver.
The exhibition highlights aspects and traditions of the ancient Impruneta Festival. Beside the painting reproduction there’ll be details’ enlargements. Moreover, the representation will come along with essays by Dr. Chiarini, Prof. Giovanni Cipriani and Dr. Caterina Chiarelli.
City of Impruneta is only 20 minutes train away from the Tuscan provincial capital; take advantage of this unique event to plan your weekend in Florence and its sorroundings: book a room with Ars Hotels.